Source: Bureau of Meteorology

for the Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast forecast districts

Issued at 4:05 pm EST on Tuesday 12 November 2019.
Weather Situation

Hot, dry, fresh and gusty west to northwesterly winds ahead of a surface trough are expected to produce Severe fire dangers over the Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts for the rest of today. Locally Severe fire dangers are also expected for the northeastern Maranoa and Warrego district. Locally Extreme fire dangers are also possible in the western Darling Downs and Granite Belt.

On Wednesday the hot, dry, gusty northwesterly winds will increase ahead of the trough and push further eastwards, with dry and gusty west to southwesterly winds following the passage of the trough. This will result in Severe fire dangers in the Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Southeast Coast and Wide Bay and Burnett districts on Wednesday. Locally Extreme fire dangers are also possible in the far eastern Darling Downs and in the western Lockyer Valley.
For the rest of Tuesday 12 November:

Severe Fire Danger in the following forecast districts:
Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast
For Wednesday 13 November:

Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Darling Downs and Granite Belt, Wide Bay and Burnett and Southeast Coast

The Rural Fire Service Queensland advises you to:

Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.

For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au.

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